OUR PLEDGE TO YOU
We extend our warmest welcome to you. Thank you for trusting Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago with this most important decision. Count on us for personal service and integrity that will translate into results.
Backed by the most respected name in business combined with our local roots, we are eager to work with you to meet your real estate needs.
With strong, local leadership and the resources of a national real estate powerhouse, our name stands for unquestioned financial strength and smart business decisions. Our affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network gives us premier international reach from the fastest growing national real estate network.
Our brokers are neighborhood experts, offering an unsurpassed level of service to clients. They are equipped with an impressive array of sophisticated technology tools to help you achieve your real estate goals. Additionally, our brokers have access to a comprehensive suite of real estate services including Fort Dearborn Title, HomeServices Insurance, and Prosperity Home Mortgage. We look forward to giving you the luxury of personalized service every step of the way.Glass Chief Executive Officer President of Brokerage Joe Stacy Senior Vice President & General Sales Manager Diane Mark Pasquesi
WE WORK FOR YOU
A globally respected business name, national connections and deep local roots uniquely position Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago to meet the needs of our clients.
Starting in 1930, we have been a part of the Chicago-area real estate landscape consistently providing high-quality representation and outstanding service to generations of home buyers and sellers. From our earliest days in Chicago and Glenview, we have
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is the top real estate brand in the nation. With more than 50,000 agents and 1,500 offices*, we offer an unmatched national and global network.
Our company is built on proven operational excellence, demonstrated integrity and the
become leaders in the brokerage industry by developing relationships with our clients and our communities. Our affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network gives us unmatched international alliances with brokerages around the world.
reputation of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world’s most admired companies. Our powerful Global Network Platform equips our agents to work in a world that is mobile, online and social, complementing our deep industry expertise and unmatched business knowledge.
A GLOBAL NETWORK OF OPPORTUNITY
BEING GOOD NEIGHBORS
The powerful impact that individuals can have when they come together is insurmountable. Through projects like food pantry drives, our annual Toys for Tots effort, and our Community Kindness volunteer event, our agents and employees use their time and talents to serve others.
As good neighbors, we believe in giving back to the communities we serve. The Kindness Foundation was established as the charitable arm of our company. Through fundraising and local volunteer work, we strive to practice kindness and improve the quality of life for all.
Thanks to ongoing contributions from our generous agents and employees, we have granted more than half of a million dollars to charitable organizations.
This non-profit organization offers children with cancer opportunities for positive group activities and emotional support.
Chicagoland’s Habitat for Humanity builds homes and strengthens communities through homeownership.
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago’s reach extends beyond real estate to offer clients a fullservice experience, with in-house lending, title and insurance partners and home warranty providers. Clients have the confidence of knowing that these affiliated companies share the same high level of commitment and customer service as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago. Full service agency Connections to leading providers and products Comprehensive range of coverage options
HOME SEARCH IS ONLY THE BEGINNING
As a buyer’s representative, your broker has the expertise to help you find the perfect home in the perfect location to meet your real estate goals. Using a blend of high-tech and high-touch tools, we make sure that you get timely information about properties along with local insight, and guide you through the process from offer to closing.
ANALYSIS & SEARCH
MRED Private Listing Network
Mobile App Search
Broker Networking & Tours
Property Viewing & Feedback
Open House List
New Listing Alerts
Updated Pricing Alerts
Local Knowledge & Maps
NEGOTIATIONS & MANAGEMENT
Coordinate with Attorney, Lender
Closing Costs Estimate
Reviews Inspection Repairs
WHERE BUYERS FIND HOMES
Coming Soon Properties
Private Listing Network
InTouch Agent App
FOR SALE BY OWNER
Co-Operating with Agent No Agent Co-Operation
SHORT SALES + FORECLOSURES
Zillow & Real Estate Apps
INTERNET BUILDERS + DEVELOPERS
REPRESENTATION & RELATIONSHIPS
A Buyer’s Agent has a fiduciary responsibility to represent only the home buyer’s best interest throughout the home buying process.
A Seller’s Agent, also known as a listing agent, has a fiduciary responsibility to represent only the home seller’s best interest through the home selling process. The listing agent is the seller’s designated agent.
A Dual Agent represents both the buyer and seller ethically and honestly, safeguarding the confidentiality of both clients. An agent must have the seller’s and buyer’s permission to act as a Dual Agent.
FINDING YOUR HOME
PROPERTY & PRICE ALERTS
Updates at digital speed
Take search anywhere
Market and sales trends
Everything you want to know
ONE STOP SHOPPING
Mortgage, Title and Insurance work better together
Your feedback matters
BROKER TOUR & NETWORKING
Connections with the top brokers in the area
OPEN HOUSE LISTS
Plan your weekend search strategy
New properties and prices, daily
A regional perspective
Know where to shop, dine and play
Digital transaction management
BHHSChicago.com attracts more than half a million visits each year. Flexible property search, incredibly detailed property information, and fast updates, make it the destination to find a home.
Map Search with Drawing Tools
30+ Filters for Precise Results
Save Favorites & Social Media Sharing
Alerts for New Properties and Prices
Everything You Need to Know
Full Screen Photo View
Taxes & Assessments
Schools & Parking
Property Price History
Satellite Map View
Agent Contact Information
Population & Economy
Area Sales History
All Nearby Schools
Quality of Life
WE SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE
BHHS.COM reaches more than one million users from around the world each month. New multilingual search features and pricing conversion for more than 45 currencies help us connect with buyers around the globe and just down the street.
CHINESE LANGUAGE DESTINATIONS
In addition to BHHS.com, we market homes on two international real estate portals to reach Mandarin Chinese speakers. Juwai.com is hosted in China and accessible to an exclusive audience of high net worth Chinese consumers.
AN APP THAT IS AS MOBILE AS OUR BUYERS
Search anytime, anywhere with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago - branded HomeSnap mobile app.
• Instantly see homes for sale or rent nearby
• Snap a photo of a home to find it
• Search by schools or open houses
• Map, satellite and lot line views
• Real-time listing information
• Agent messaging
• Social media sharing
• Weekly neighborhood updates
Ask your agent for their direct download code, or visit SearchBHHSChicago.com.
OPEN HOUSE & HOTSHEETS
Daily Hotsheets deliver new listings and price changes to our agents each morning for all Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago listings. We generate broad exposure for our sellers at these critical marketing moments, and timely updates for our agents working with eager buyers.
Friday afternoon Open House lists help agents map out a weekend viewing strategy for buyers. City and Suburban editions offer sellers a marketing boost to maximize interest in an Open House event.
A POWERFUL BROKER NETWORK
CONNECTIONS WITH THE TOP BROKERS IN THE AREA
Excellence inspires excellence. The power of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago is our network of 1,400 real estate professionals and staff. In the company of the most productive brokers in the area, we bring clients together.
RELOCATION - WE MOVE COMPANIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
Chicago and our surrounding suburbs are top destinations for corporate expansions. We help that growing workforce find their homes here. Allied with the most prestigious relocation providers like HomeServices Relocation, we are the broker of choice when companies need to move their most valuable asset.
INTOUCH | AGENT APP
Our industry-leading agent app keeps our agents in the know. Only Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago brokers get exclusive access to select properties in the days before they hit the market - a critical marketing time for both buyers and sellers.
NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILES, COMMUNITY GUIDES, HOMEMAP
Getting to know the neighborhood is key to finding your perfect home. Your agent is a local expert, with terrific insight about the community.
Understand the story and distinct features of individual communities in the region. Informative summaries guide you through the region, so you can quickly get to know what makes each one special.
Take a deep dive into a specific community with data about schools and ratings, real estate sales history, an economic outlook and environmental factors.
See how close stores, schools, restaurants and community services are to a home. Custom maps show the area features that are most important to you.
MARKETING ACTIVITY REPORT
Get real life search stats about buyer demand, along with market metrics and comparable data.